For today's Geo Quiz we visit one of Australia's top tourist attractions. Our destination today is a nice place to visit --- but you wouldn't want to stay long.
It was once a notorious penitentiary. In the 19th century, this prison was nicknamed "hell on earth".
The convicts were housed in a small town on Tasmania, Australia's southern most state. The name Tasmania by the way honors Abel Tasman. The Dutch explorer was the first European to spot the island.
By the 1850's, the British had shipped thousands of criminals to this prison. Convicts considered it a cruel and fearsome sentence.
So name this Tasmanian landmark famous for its harsh and dark history that's now a national heritage museum.
We'll step inside, and, we hope, out again -